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The Catbird Seat will let Nashville diners interact with chefs
Nashville Business Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Ever care to chat with the the chef preparing your food? The Catbird Seat, a restaurant opening in Nashville, will feature a U-shaped kitchen surrounded by a bar with seating for 30, giving diners just that opportunity. "Chefs Josh Habiger and Erik Anderson will prepare your meal as you watch," reads the restaurant's website. "Feel free to banter with them about the components of the dish or the techniques used in preparation, which will dictate the ever-changing menu." More

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Electronic Security Expo coming back to Nashville
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The Electronic Security Expo has responded to popular demand and is coming back to Nashville in 2012 and 2013. According to an item in Security System News, Nashville was a resounding favorite among attendees and exhibitors at the expos that have been held in Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Charlotte, N.C., in the last three years. More

Huge crowds attended Nashville's Fourth of July celebration
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More than 100,000 people filled downtown Nashville for "Let Freedom Sing," the city's annual Fourth of July celebration. Folks came out early to find a spot for the concert and fireworks. More

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Cheekwood caters to families on Thursdays
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It's blanket and picnic time at Cheekwood Botanical Gardens, at least for another month. The Belle Meade attraction is offering performances from the Nashville Ballet, the Nashville Public Library Foundation & Wishing Chair Productions, and musical acts such as Coal Train Railroad and The Zinghoppers as part of its annual Family Night Out program for parents and kids. More

Will the summer season prove sunny for hoteliers?
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With the mercury rising and thoughts turning to beaches and barbecues, the hospitality industry is looking forward to what—so far at least—promises to be a period of continued growth and recovery in the wake of a long and challenging economic recession. While it is still a little bit too early to tell if the turnaround is the start of a long period of robust and sustained growth or simply the bounce after the markets hit bottom, early indicators for the summer leisure travel season are looking up—and that is definitely something to celebrate. More

Hotels hand old soap to charity
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Eleven million people die from infectious diseases every year, and hotels in the United States are throwing away the most effective weapon against the spread of these diseases — soap — at the rate of 2.6 million bars a day. But many hotels in Nashville are coming together to recycle their used soap, donating about 2 tons a month to a charity based in Atlanta. More

US hotel market posts positive numbers in late June
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According to STR Global, the U.S. hotel industry experienced increases in all three key performance metrics during the week ending June 25. In year-over-year comparisons for the week, occupancy rose 2.8 percent to 71.6 percent, average daily rate increased 3.3 percent to $102.33 and revenue per available room finished the week up 6.2 percent to $73.30. Dallas led the Top 25 Markets in occupancy increases. Nashville was one of three other markets that experienced occupancy increases of 10 percent or more. More



Bono invites blind man onstage to play with U2 in Nashville
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VideoBriefWhen Adam Bevell went to see U2 recently in Nashville, he had no way to know that he would become an instant Internet sensation. Bevell, a 32-year-old blind father of four from Pheonix got a spot in the front row of the Irish band's Nashville concert, and held up a sign saying "Blind Guitar Player" and that he wanted to play a song for his wife. By the time U2 hit their encore, the band's singer, Bono, asked the man onto the stage, and in front of 50,000, invited him to play a song. More
   
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